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How to Upgrade Reporting to System Center 2012 - Operations Manager

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Operations Manager

Use this procedure to upgrade a stand-alone Reporting server to System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1), Operations Manager. You should not run upgrade on the Reporting server until after you have upgraded the management servers, gateways, operation consoles, and agents.

Before you begin the upgrade process, make sure that your server meets the minimum supported configurations. For more information, see System Requirements: System Center 2012 SP1 - Operations Manager.

To upgrade the Reporting server

  1. Log on to the computer that hosts the Reporting server with an account that is a member of the Operations Manager Administrators role for your Operations Manager management group.

  2. On the Operations Manager source media, run Setup.exe, and then click Install.

  3. On the Getting Started, System Center 2012 - Operations Manager Upgrade page, review the features that will be upgraded. In this case, it is Operations Manager Reporting. Click Next.

  4. On the Select installation location page, accept the default value of C:\Program Files\System Center Operations Manager 2012, or type in a new location or browse to one. Then click Next.

  5. On the Prerequisites page, review and address any warnings or errors that the Prerequisites checker returns, and then click Verify Prerequisites Again to recheck the system.

  6. If the Prerequisites checker does not return any warnings or errors, the Prerequisites, Proceed with Setup page appears. Click Next.

  7. On the Ready to Upgrade page, review the options, and then click Upgrade.

  8. When upgrade is finished, the Upgrade complete page appears. Click Close.

To upgrade the Reporting server by using the command prompt

  1. Log on to the computer that hosts the Reporting server with an account that is a member of the Operations Manager Administrators role for your Operations Manager management group.

  2. Open a Command Prompt window by using the Run as Administrator option.

  3. Change the path to where the Operations Manager Setup.exe file is located, and run the following command:

    noteNote
    If the Reporting server reports to an unsupported or inaccessible root management server, you must also pass the following parameter: /ManagementServer: <ManagementServerName>.

    setup.exe /silent /AcceptEndUserLicenseAgreement:1 /upgrade 
    /ManagementServer: <ManagementServerName>
    
    

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For additional resources, see Information and Support for System Center 2012.

Tip: Use this query to find online documentation in the TechNet Library for System Center 2012. For instructions and examples, see Search the System Center 2012 Documentation Library.
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